Britain's public health minister said plain cigarette boxes would bring the 'prospect of our first smoke-free generation one step closer.'
After international criticism and a rebuke from the UN, controversial monk Ashin Wirathu said today he stands by insulting special rapporteur Yanghee Lee.
Houthi rebels clashed with government soldiers in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa this morning and reportedly seized the country's media, just hours after a ceasefire was declared.
Downpours and serious flooding in the southern African country of Malawi have left 70,000 people homeless and wrecked infrastructure and agriculture.
Most of the victims' bodies have yet to be recovered, but the main section of the plane that crashed into the sea on December 28 has now been located.
Thai police intercepted five pick-up trucks early Sunday and discovered nearly 100 Rohingya on board, including 42 boys and girls younger than 14.
A passenger bus was shelled in Volnovakha, close to Donetsk, today, as heavy fighting at the city's airport took down its iconic control tower.